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    Jul 2013
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    The straw that broke te camel's back

    So yesterday at work i got amped up all day long to go to this old house i got permission to hunt at. I recently found an 1820 dime in Kentucky so needless to say Ive got the fever bad! Anyways, I was google mapping the house in an effort to plan what areas id hit first. I drive home, grab my tesoro silver, start driving down the road and....BAMM raindrops started hitting my windshield!!!! It was coming down pretty good so i grumbled, probably cursed under my breath, and headed back to my house to sit on the couch.

    That was the last straw so today after lots of research in the past month, I bought the AT pro adventure pack from Bart---never again will i be skunked by the rain!!!

    Here's to finding my first silver thats not an 1820's dime!!!!
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    May 2013
    Fisher F2 White's Spectrum XLT AT Pro
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    I know the feeling. A couple weeks back it was nice all day at work and then it started raining on my commute home. It literally happened every day for a week. It was pretty awful.

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    Mar 2011
    San Diego
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    So what? You never heard of a rain cover or plastic bag? Rainy days can be good. Usually cooler and nobody to bug you.....not even the bugs!

  4. #4
    Dec 2012
    Concrete, WA
    Nokta FoRs Gold, a Gold Cube, 2 Keene Sluices and Lord only knows how many pans....not to mention a load of other gear my wife still doesn't know about!
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    Hunting in the rain is just no fun at all, but hunting right after the
    rain is the the best time to go, before that soil has a chance to
    dry back out. Damp ground generally means that deeper targets
    can be found that otherwise might get passed over.

    We get 75" of rain a year (or better) where I live, and it takes all year
    for it to fall. I don't usually mind fishing in the rain, but Th'ing is another
    story. Had a CZ-6a for years, and was out every weekend rain or shine.
    Soon the Cold/Misery Index began to outweigh the joys of a good find,
    and common sense finally set in.

    After that, it's wait till it quits raining and then go. It can rain for days and
    weeks on end here, so anytime the Sun pops out is a good time to be outside!

    If you do plan to hunt in the rain, be sure and get some waterproof britches
    to wear. Walking around with soaked pants can bring on hypothermia in a
    hurry on a cold day, especially when there's a breeze blowing.
    Mike (aka Dizz)

    "If you love wealth better than liberty, the tranquillity of servitude better than the animating contest
    of freedom, go home from us in peace. We ask not your counsel nor your arms. Crouch down and lick
    the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you
    were our countrymen." ~~ Samuel Adams, 1776

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